Good stories can fire up the soul

The heating system broke, right in the middle of the winter season. It is so cold, I can feel my frozen eyelashes touching the skin around my eyes as I blink. The only things keeping me warm are hot cups of coffee or tea and good stories. Who needs fire when I have Janet Fitch’s…

Dreams in a jar

We’re almost two weeks into the new year and nothing really changed. I don’t understand how people expect everything to be different once January begins. Life just goes on, it doesn’t hit a reset button once we shift the pages of the calendar. And after the holidays passed, everybody gets back to work and everybody…

Stop postponing life

I looked back at pictures taken 2 years ago, when everything was good and beautiful and we didn’t have the worries of today, especially because Covid didn’t exist, and it made me remember the reasons I’m living for. And, while randomly watching YouTube, I came across a video made by an over-50-year-old guy riding on…

A poem – Chrono Cross

Insanity leads to chaos, Then to solitude… The fruitless effort of adding Meaning to what is meaningless. A lone, crimson tear Falls to the sea… The echo of the remaining star Cries out in the infinite vacuum. The least I can do Is send my distant prayers Over the wind of time, Setting sails on…

Coffee

Coffee is my every day hero. It possesses supernatural powers. It can summon my spirit from the realm of the dead. And just how Ushas, the goddess of Dawn who flies every morning across the sky, banishing the darkness and welcoming the Sun, coffee has the power to set everything in motion. A day without…